Post Tagged with: "Alex Pietrangelo"

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Merry Christmas, Team Canada!

 Team Canada received an early Christmas gift Thursday. The Ottawa Senators have announced they will loan Curtis Lazar to the team for the upcoming World Junior Championship. Ottawa’s decision will […]

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Pep Talk: 5 Ways the Blues can Beat the LA Kings

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

In Transition: Kevin Shattenkirk is Starting to Take Over St. Louis Blue Line

The St. Louis Blues are finding ways to win through adversity this season. Whether it be due to injuries or questionable passing and team defense, the Blues have shown how talented […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Part 2 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues’ Impressive Depth Chart- Defense

The St. Louis Blues have quickly made a name for themselves this year, being considered among the top NHL teams before the season even started, then stalling out of the […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Oct 2, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues center Jaden Schwartz (17) passes the puck during the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Scottrade Center. The St. Louis Blues defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-1. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Blues Penalty Kill, Better than it Seems

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Cole has the second best plus/minus among Blues defensemen (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Ian Cole Solidifies Roster Spot After Blues Trade

Heading into the 2010-11 season, there was one spot on the St. Louis Blues’ blue line with two young players vying for it. The Blues’ fourth overall pick in 2008, […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
Jaskin scored his second career goal on Saturday (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Ponder This: Dmitrij Jaskin Provides Jump, Blues Prepare for Stars

Ponder This is a semi-regular segment that focuses on the St. Louis Blues. You can read more ramblings about the Blues by following Jeff Ponder on Twitter @jponder94. A dose […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Climbing the Hill: The St. Louis Blues 2014-15 Season Preview

The St. Louis Blues are much like the fabled story of King Sisyphus. The Ephyra king, who was a well-known adulterer and murderer, was given the mindless task of rolling […]

Fortunato compares his game to Torey Krug of the Boston Bruins. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 5 Defense Lineups Entering the 2015 NHL Season

There is a reason why people say, “defense wins championships.” Without great defense teams are incapable of making long playoff runs, just ask the 2010 Washington Capitals or the 2003 […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 5 comments · Top 10 Lists
Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Flirt with Stanley Cup Playoffs Disaster

The St. Louis Blues are on the verge of repeating their 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs woes, which saw them go up 2-0 in the series against the Los Angeles Kings, only to […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
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2008 NHL Draft Lookback: The Year of the Franchise Defenseman

The NHL landscape is littered with highly touted defensemen who could never quite fulfill the expectations that come along with the 1st round nametag. In fact, you can go year […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History
Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Predicting Every Olympic Nation’s Future Face

The Winter Olympics aren’t usually the time for breakout performances from young players. Given the best-on-best format and the size of the stage, it’s rare to see a teen or […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 3 comments · International Hockey, Olympics